Spiritual Sites in Europe

Offerings left at a statue at the healing shrine of Lourdes in France (Lori Erickson photo)

Author Lori Erickson invites you to learn about spiritual sites in Europe by clicking on the destinations below. You can also use the search box in the upper right corner of the page.


Central Cemetery and Funeral Museum in Vienna

Vienna’s Most Beautiful Churches: Karlskirche & Holy Trinity

Carnuntum Roman Archeological Park 


Holy Sites in Bruges

Grand Beguinage of Leuven

Father Damien’s Shrine in Leuven

British Isles and Ireland

Celtic Christian Sites in Ireland and Great Britain


Avebury Stone Circles in Wiltshire

Glastonbury: A New Age Holy Site with Ancient Roots

Stonehenge: Britain’s Prehistoric Treasure

West Kennet Long Barrow in Wiltshire

Whitby Abbey in Whitby

York Minster in York


D-Day Sites in Normandy (including A Story of Reconciliation at Normandy)

The Healing Shrine of Lourdes

Taizé Community in Taizé


Northern Ireland:  In the Footsteps of St. Patrick


Frauenkirche in Dresden  

Hildegard of Bingen Trail

Martin Luther Sites

Pilgrimage Sites on the Rhine River (including St. Apollinaris Church in Remagen)


An Icelandic Pilgrimage: Searching for Scandinavian Roots


Ancient Sites in Rome

St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican

Vatican Necropolis Tour: A Visit to St. Peter’s Tomb

Vatican Tour for Foodies


Santiago de Compostela

Zaragoza:  Our Lady of Pilar

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Lori Erickson is one of America’s top travel writers specializing in spiritual journeys. She’s the author of the Near the Exit: Travels With the Not-So-Grim Reaper and Holy Rover: Journeys in Search of Mystery, Miracles, and God. Her website Spiritual Travels features holy sites around the world.



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